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Nomad appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Gorf: A nomad; a dam on a frog.
  • To get a madam on a tram, so smart a nomad a mate got!
  • "Damon, as acid among nitro termini sewed one node, we sin!" I’m retorting, nomadic as a nomad.
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Definition of the noun nomad

What does nomad mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: nomads

  1. a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons
    • example: I'm a nomad for life.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: bird of passage / roamer / rover / wanderer = someone who leads a wandering unsettled life
    • more specific words:
      • Bedouin / Beduin = a member of a nomadic tribe of Arabs
      • Bushman / Khoisan = nomadic hunters and gatherers who live in southern Africa
      • Hun = a member of a nomadic people who invaded Europe in the 4th century
      • Saracen = a member of the nomadic people of the Syrian and Arabian deserts at the time of the Roman Empire
      • Scythian = a member of the ancient nomadic people inhabiting Scythia


  1. "Nomad": Nomad: The Warrior is a 2005 Kazakh historical epic film written and co-produced by Rustam Ibragimbekov, executive-produced by Miloš Forman and directed by Sergei Bodrov, Ivan Passer and Talgat Temenov. It was released on March 16, 2007 in North America, distributed by The Weinstein Company. The film has been shot in two versions: in Kazakh by Temenov for distribution in Kazakhstan and in English by Passer and Bodrov for distribution worldwide. The government of Kazakhstan invested $40 million in the movie production, making it the most expensive Kazakh film ever made. Nomad was Kazakhstan's official entry for Best Foreign Language Film for the 79th Academy Awards.
  2. "Nomad" is a 1982 Hong Kong film directed by Patrick Tam. It is about the experiences of a group of youngsters who feel lost and try to find the true meaning of life. Nomad is considered as one of the representatives of the Hong Kong New Wave films.


"Nomad" is a science fiction novel by author George O. Smith. It was first published in book form in 1950 by Prime Press in an edition of 2,500 copies. The novel was originally serialized in three parts in the magazine Astounding beginning in December 1944, under Smith's pseudonym, Wesley Long.

  • language: English Language
  • genre: Science Fiction
  • released in (66 years ago)


"Nomad": Project Nomad is a 1993 computer game developed by Intense! Interactive and Papyrus Design Group, Inc. and published by GameTek. It is a cross between a simple space simulator, a trading game and an adventure. It has only been released for PC DOS operating systems. It works properly both under Windows XP and DosBox.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developer: Papyrus Design Group
  • genres: Strategy video game, Adventure game
  • publisher: GameTek
  • released in (23 years ago)


  1. Nomad is the name of a number of superhero characters who have appeared in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The Nomad name and costume was created by writer Steve Englehart and artist Sal Buscema as an alternate identity for the original Captain America, Steve Rogers, in Captain America #180.
  2. Nomad is a fictional film character.


  1. "Nomad" is the fifth studio album by Jesse Cook. Musicians vary by track, and were recorded all over the world. This album is more rich, varied, and complex than his previous efforts.
  2. "Nomad" is the third album by fusion band Tribal Tech, a project led by guitarist Scott Henderson and bassist Gary Willis.
  3. "Nomad" is the first album of the singer Anna Rose Menken, released June 8, 2010. The album includes 12 songs with music and lyrics written by Anna Rose.
  4. "Nomad" is a musical album of Bombino.
    • released on
  5. "Nomad" is a musical album of Lotus.
    • released on (11 years ago)
  6. "Nomad" is a musical album of Abney Park.
  7. "Nomad" is a musical album of The Aqua Velvets.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  8. "Nomad" is a musical album of Gato Libre.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  9. "Nomad" is a musical album of Sainkho Namtchylak.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  10. "Nomad" is a musical album of Di'Anno.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  11. "Nomad" is a musical album of Chico Hamilton.
    • released in (36 years ago)
  12. "Nomad" is a musical album of Paul Horn.
    • released on (23 years ago)
  13. "Nomad" is a musical album of Addison Groove.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  14. "Nomad" is a musical EP of Granted Earth.
  15. "Nomad" is a musical single of DJ Distance.
    • released in (12 years ago)
  16. "Nomad" is a musical single of Astralasia.
    • released in (21 years ago)
  17. "Nomad" is a musical album of DNA Strings.
  18. "Nomad" is a musical album of Xorcist.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  19. "Nomad" is a musical album of Adam Plack.
    • released in (22 years ago)
  20. "Nomad" is a musical album of Snétberger Ferenc.
    • released on (10 years ago)


  1. Nomad was a house music duo from the United Kingdom, who had several hits on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play chart, as well as some similar successes in the UK Singles Chart. Group members were Damon Rochefort, Steve McCutcheon and Sharon D. Clarke.
  2. Nomad a.k.a. Adam Plack is an Australian-born didgeridoo player, composer and recording artist. He is originally from East Brighton in Melbourne, Victoria, but moved to New York City in 1991.

There are other people with in their name, like Mike Nomad.


Nomad is a musical group.

  • albums: "The Devilish Whirl", "Demonic Verses (Blessed Are Those Who Kill Jesus)", "The Independence of Observation Choice", "Transmigration of Consciousness"


Nomad is a Japanese animation studio located in Suginami, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan formed by former Madhouse producer Tatsuya Ono and was originally established in July 2003 by former Studio Pierrot staff.


  1. NOMAD is an Aviation waypoint.
    • also known as waypoint NOMAD, NOMAD fix, NOMAD waypoint, fix NOMAD
  2. Nomad a.k.a. Nomad Club London is a Building, Venue in London.


  1. Nomad: A nomad is a member of a community of people who live in different locations, moving from one place to another. Among the various ways Nomads relate to their environment, one can distinguish the hunter-gatherer, the pastoral nomad owning livestock, or the "modern" peripatetic nomad. As of 1995, there were an estimated 30–40 million nomads in the world.
    • also known as Νομαδισμός, 遊牧民族
  2. Nomad: A Nomad is an individual who may or may not be a member of an outlaw motorcycle club, and not bound by geographic territory, or perhaps one which has not yet established one. There are exceptions to Nomads being members of outlaw clubs. One instance is military veterans' clubs, whose members may be scattered across the U.S., but yet do not have enough members in a particular area to form a club chapter.
  3. NOMAD was founded in 2002 as an independent formation and registered as association in 2006. It targets to produce and experiment new patterns in the digital art sphere by using various lenses of other disciplines. The core of the formation consists of designers, engineers, architects, curators and writers. The infrastructure is based on technical and theoretical levels to provide collaborations with affiliations of artists.
  4. Nomad a.k.a. Odoodee Language: Odoodee is a Trans–New Guinea language of New Guinea, spoken in the plains east of the Strickland River. It is also called Tomu, after the river along which it is found, and Nomad.
  5. Nomad is a TV program, begun in (23 years ago).
  6. Nomad a.k.a. Samo Language: Samo, also known as Daba, Nomad, and Supei, is a Trans–New Guinea language of New Guinea, spoken in the plains east of the Strickland River in Western Province of Papua New Guinea. It has switch-reference marking for the subject of a clause.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Nomad

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Google previewTrust, Risk and Uncertainty (2005)

by S. Watson, A. Moran

The nomad is a way of being in the middle, ...

Google previewWriting Home (2008)

Poetry and Place in Northern Ireland, 1968-2008 by Elmer Kennedy-Andrews

the life of the nomad is the intermezzo.12 nomadic existence is characterised by movement and ...

Google previewThe Feminine Subject (2014)

by Susan J. Hekman

The nomad is a situated, postmodern, culturally differentiated subject, a myth, a political fiction that allows us to move across the established categories (1994a: 4 ). Braidotti's nomadic subject is consonant with many of the themes of Butler's ...

Google previewWomen's Contemporary Lives (2003)

Within and Beyond the Mirror by Dr Christina Hughes, Prof Christina Hughes

In comparison with the exile who is pausing to return, Braidotti argues that the nomad is an active subject who stops to...

Google previewDeleuze and Law (2012)

by Laurent de Sutter, Kyle McGee

The nomad is a singular process of individuation. Against this, the two-headed sovereign divides...

Google previewSex, Religion, Media (2002)

by Dane S. Claussen

As they explain, The name Nomad is a reflection of the wilderness experience many of us have faced as gay Christians. Feelings of abandonment or rejection by the church and thus (we thought) by God, and banishment to a spiritual desert ...

Google previewManual of Forensic Odontology, Fifth Edition (2013)

by David R. Senn, Richard A. Weems

The classic NOMAD is the original version of the device (Figure 6.21). It weighs approximately eight pounds and is shielded in such a way as to essentially eliminate all leakage from the. Figure 6.20 Supplies for a DPMU dental station.

Google previewShop Floor Control Systems (1994)

From Design to Implementation by Alfred Bauer, A. Bauer, J. Browne

The nomad is a vivid metaphor for depicting the changes occurring within organizations. Hence the importance of the sociotechnical design principles to help organizations cope with change in an effective and systematic manner. Before any ...

Google previewMotor Boating (1922)

Ideal Series. V.1-

Nomad is an ideal small cruiser, developed along lines based on experience with designing scores of cruisers of similar size, culminating in International 32. Statistics prove that a cruiser of 30-35 feet in length of the type shown is the most ...

Google previewI Ching (2005)

The Chameleon Book by Freeman Crouch

The nomad is an outsider and ...

Google previewEnglish Language Teaching Matters (2011)

by Michael P. Berman

The Nomad is an individual who needs change, drama and excitement. They enjoy feelings of importance and they often spend considerable time attempting to be the centre of attention. We are all predominantly one of these types, as are the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the New York School Poets (2015)

Nomad. New. York. and. the. New. York. School. poets. The phrase New York School of Poetry (as distinguished from simply NewYork Poets) first appeared in printin JohnBernard Myers's brief introduction to a selection of poems in the special ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Sustainable Tourism (2015)

by Carl I Cater, Brian Garrod, Tiffany Low

nomad. An independent traveller, typically aged 50 or over and often retired, who travels for extended periods of time in motor vehicles equipped with living space and amenities (caravans, motor homes, campervans) (Onyx and Leonard, ...

Google previewThe Star Trek Encyclopedia (2011)

by Michael Okuda, Denise Okuda, Debbie Mirek

Nomad was created by brilliant Earth scientist Jackson Roykirk. Nomad was presumed destroyed in flight by a meteor collision. It was later learned that Nomad had in fact collided with an alien space probe called Tan Ru. In the aftermath of the ...

Google previewThe Novelist's Lexicon (2011)

Writers on the Words that Define Their Work by Villa Gillet (Association)

A nomad is not an immigrant. These two are different ways of being. The twentieth century has seen an influx of immigrants moving once and for all from one corner of the world to Western cities miles and cultures away. But an immigrant is not ...

Google preview2008 International Petroleum Encyclopedia (2008)

by Joseph Hilyard

KCA Deutag worked with Bentec Drilling and Oilfield Systems to design and build the first Nomad Class rig, T-211, in July 2007 . KCA Deutag and Bentec are subsidiaries of Abbot Group PLC (Aberdeen, Scotland) . The rig will drill in the South ...

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Small photo of Astana, Kazakhstan - July 6, 2017: View of city streets & Bayterek - observation tower, symbol of world tree in nomad mythology.Small photo of Yamal, Russia - February 17, 2017: Musher of Nenets nationality makes a nomad camp at an outskirts of Labytnangi city. Nomads lose native pastures and due to rapid urbanization of polar territory.Small photo of Nomad tents in the middle of the desert with mountains in the background on a sunny daySmall photo of Thirsty cows drinking in a water hole near the village of Dagala in Chad and used by nomad tribesSmall photo of Kazakhstan landscape with nomad traditional Kazakh yurtSmall photo of mongolian nomad woman milking a cowSmall photo of Installation of nomad yurts More...

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Nomad Meaning

Video shows what nomad means. A member of a group of people who, having no fixed home, move around seasonally in search of food, water and grazing etc.

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I think my being such a nomad let me into acting. I was always having to create a new image whenever we moved. (Aidan Quinn)
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Scrabble value of N1O1M3A1D2

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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